A welcome moment of calm in the midst of the storm

Janis A. Emmanouilidis

EPC Post-Summit Analysis

Brussels 06/2010

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'Unspectacular' is probably the word that best sums up the 17 June European Council, with no immediate crisis to deal with, few headline-grabbing initiatives and no major surprises. But, as this EPC analysis explains, this was a welcome change after months of emergency meetings dominated by the mounting euro-zone crisis, and EU leaders tried to use the occasion to send out a signal of confidence to their citizens, the financial markets and the wider world.

The EPC Post-Summit-Analysis was published on 21 June 2010 and can also be found on the EPC website. See here.


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